We provide an open access, integrated tuberculosis (TB) service for both adults and children.
As part of the north central London TB network, we are a nationally recognised centre for the management of complex TB and illnesses caused by non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM).
A tuberculosis clinic is run at the The Grove Centre, which is close to the Royal Free Hospital, on Tuesdays from 1.30 to 4.30pm and on Wednesdays from 9.30am to 12.30pm.
Care is provided by a dedicated multidisciplinary team of specialists.
- doctor and nurse-led clinics
- adult and children TB case management
- integrated infectious disease, immunology and respiratory TB and NTM clinics
- TB/HIV dedicated clinic
- drug resistant TB specialist referral centre
- specialist non-TB mycobacteria referral centre
- specialist TB incident management community service
- TB contact tracing
- migrant screening for TB infection programme
- management of latent TB infection
- community follow-up by dedicated outreach team and specialist nurses
- personalised treatment adherence support including community directly observed therapy team and video observed therapy as required
- social care support and advice
- raising TB awareness locally
- training and education
- world-class research
If you have any of the symptoms below and suspect you may have tuberculosis, please contact us.
We are happy to take self-referrals either by email or phone and can offer same day appointments.
Tuberculosis symptoms include:
- cough for more than three weeks, which may be dry or productive
- night sweats
- weight loss
- loss of appetite
- tiredness and fatigue
- swellings in the neck and other sites
The service accepts direct email referrals from GPs (same contact detail as included), or non-urgent cases can be referred from primary care via the NHS e-Referral Service.